Medical Advisory Board

Native of Kazakhstan and a citizen of the United States, Dr. Sharman has 30 years experience in the fields of biomedical science, clinical research, and healthcare management. Currently, Dr. Sharman is president of Academy of Preventive Medicine, which works to improve the quality of personal and community health of the people of Kazakhstan. Prior to this, Dr. Sharman, served as Deputy Chairman of Executive Board at Nazarbayev University and Chairman of the Board of University’s Center for Life Sciences. In 2008, Almaz Sharman founded National Medical Holding and served as its first Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Dr. Sharman also founded Medtronic country office for Kazakhstan. As a researcher Dr. Sharman designed a methodology for integrated population-based HIV testing, which was implemented in several developing countries and has become a standard methodology for the international demographic and health surveys. Dr. Sharman was also involved in university teaching as Associate at the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.